CM-14 Signed Components

Prevent the installation of cm-14_prm_1 without verification that the component has been digitally signed using a certificate that is recognized and approved by the organization.

Parameter ID Definition
cm-14_prm_1 organization-defined software and firmware components
cm-14_odp.01 software components
cm-14_odp.02 firmware components



Software and firmware components prevented from installation unless signed with recognized and approved certificates include software and firmware version updates, patches, service packs, device drivers, and basic input/output system updates. Organizations can identify applicable software and firmware components by type, by specific items, or a combination of both. Digital signatures and organizational verification of such signatures is a method of code authentication.

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